What does Dolly mean?
Associated with: lady (noble).
(female) Dely, Dily, ..
(male) Dolby, Dolen, .. Middle name pairings:
Dolly Kenzie (D.K.), ..
How popular is Dolly?
Dolly is a very prominent first name for females (#692 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#18724 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Dolly reached its peak position of #317 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Dodie, Doll, Dollie, Dora (#1966 the previous year), Dori, Dorothy (#714), Dorthy, Dosha, Dot and Dotty are the prominent alternative forms of Dolly rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Dory, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Dolly reached its most widespread in the 1920s (adoption of 5.32%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.02%, 100% less).
Dolly▼ is alike in pronunciation to Dalia, Daliya, Dalla, Daly, Dalya, Dayla, Dela, Delia▼, Delie, Della▼, Delli, Delly, Delya, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Dilli and Dola. Other recommended names are Ally, Billy, Cally, Cilly, Colly, Corly, Dell, Delle, Delmy, Dillys, Dodey, Donny, Dorey, Dorry, Doxy, Dulcy, Elly, Gilly, Hally, Hilly, Holly▼, Jilly, Joelly, Joely, Joly, Jully, Kally, Kelly▼, Lally, Lilly▲, Lolly, Mally, Melly, Milly, Molly, Nelly, Polly▼, Sally▼, Tally, Tilly, Tully, Vally, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dolly.See names in meaning and etymology.